Apology (was Re: [plt-scheme] Idiomatic equivalent to exn:application in v299?)

From: Richard Cobbe (cobbe at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Feb 6 19:13:40 EST 2005

On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 06:41:50PM -0500, Felix Klock's PLT scheme proxy wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2005, at 4:59 PM, Richard Cobbe wrote:
> >  For list-related administrative tasks:
> >  http://list.cs.brown.edu/mailman/listinfo/plt-scheme
> >
> ><sigh>
> >
> >A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> >Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> >A: Top-posting.
> >Q: What is the most annoying thing on a mailing list?
> >        -- .sig, Julien Salort <lists at juliensalort.org>
> An apology:
> When I wrote my response to Richard's message, I didn't realize that 
> there was actual content at the bottom of it; I had thought you had 
> just written that bit from Julien Salort and then stopped.  (I think 
> that the mix of top- and bottom- posting is to blame for my mistake 
> here).

No problem, and thanks.

And I sorta regret bringing the whole thing up in the first place, since
it's rather neatly distracted everyone from my original question, which
hasn't really been answered yet.


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